David Michaels http://michiganradio.org en Feds to retailers: control the crowds on Black Friday http://michiganradio.org/post/feds-retailers-control-crowds-black-friday <p>Federal officials are urging the nation&rsquo;s retailers to control crowds during this year&rsquo;s Black Friday sales.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Those crowds could reach record numbers.</p><p>Retailers are aggressively advertising Black Friday specials in light of low expectations for holiday sales this year.&nbsp;&nbsp;Some stores will open as early as 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 22:45:05 +0000 Tracy Samilton 5131 at http://michiganradio.org